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Kevin Spacey accuser stands by 'horrific' assault claims after actor's lawyer calls them 'completely untrue'

One of Kevin Spacey’s four accusers on Thursday stood by his allegations of “horrific” verbal abuse and groping by the disgraced actor after the defense claimed parts of his testimony were “completely untrue.” 

The unidentified man testified in a London courtroom Wednesday that Spacey, who was the artistic director of London’s Old Vic Theatre during the time of the allegations, launched a “machine gun” of sexual and racial verbal abuse at him before grabbing his crotch “like a cobra” backstage in the early 2000s. 

“It wasn’t like a caress. It was like a cobra coming out and getting hold,” the alleged victim said. “Not like a seduction. It was angry.”

During cross-examination Thursday, Spacey’s lawyer, Patrick Gibbs, claimed many parts of the man’s story are “completely untrue.” 

He added that he felt “degraded” and “worthless” by the incident. 

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When asked why he didn’t immediately speak out, the man, who can’t be identified due to British law, said Spacey was considered the “shining light of the West End” and worried if he said anything, “I will be the problem.” 

Two of the other accusers have also accused Spacey of grabbing their crotches, and the fourth accuser will testify next week. 

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Spacey was labeled a “sexual bully” by prosecutors during opening statements June 30.

Spacey first faced allegations of sexual misconduct when actor Anthony Rapp came forward in 2017. Rapp accused Spacey of assaulting him at a party in the 1980s. Spacey was found not liable in Rapp’s civil case against him.

Fox News Digital’s Lauryn Overhultz and The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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